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Galen College of Nursing

Senior Accountant

Louisville, KY, United States
Full-time • No Weekends
Finance Accounting Billing Claims and Revenue   Job ID: 935158
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Are you passionate about delivering superior work outcomes? At Galen College of Nursing, we are committed to a single purpose: offering excellence in nursing education. Our staff and administration live out our vision! We change the life of one to care for the lives of many. Jump-start your career as a Senior Accountant today with Galen College of Nursing.


At Galen College of Nursing, we want to ensure your needs are met. We offer a comprehensive package of medical, dental, and vision plans along with unique benefits, including:

  • Comprehensive medical coverage that covers many common services at no cost or for a low copay. Plans include prescription drug and behavioral health coverage as well as free telemedicine services and free AirMed medical transportation.
  • Additional options for dental and vision benefits, life and disability coverage, flexible spending accounts, supplemental health protection plans (accident, critical illness, hospital indemnity), auto and home insurance, identity theft protection, legal counseling, long-term care coverage, moving assistance, pet insurance and more.
  • Free counseling services and resources for emotional, physical and financial wellbeing
  • 401(k) Plan with a 100% match on 3% to 9% of pay (based on years of service)
  • Employee Stock Purchase Plan with 10% off HCA Healthcare stock
  • Family support through fertility and family building benefits with Progyny and adoption assistance.
  • Referral services for child, elder and pet care, home and auto repair, event planning and more
  • Consumer discounts through Abenity and Consumer Discounts
  • Retirement readiness, rollover assistance services and preferred banking partnerships
  • Education assistance (tuition, student loan, certification support, dependent scholarships)
  • Colleague recognition program
  • Time Away From Work Program (paid time off, paid family leave, long- and short-term disability coverage and leaves of absence)
  • Employee Health Assistance Fund that offers free employee-only coverage to full-time and part-time colleagues based on income.

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Note: Eligibility for benefits may vary by location.

You contribute to our success. Every role has an impact on our students’ lives and you have the opportunity to make a difference. We are looking for a dedicated Senior Accountant to be a part of our team.

Job Summary and Qualifications

The Senior Accountant will assist in the preparation and reporting of financial information ensuring timeliness, accuracy, and completeness to meet specified deadlines. 

Position Responsibilities: 

  1. Prepare month-end close duties under strict deadlines, including preparation and input of journal entries and accruals.
  2. Prepare monthly reconciliations for all Balance sheet accounts, including documentation to support all balances. 
  3. Maintain multiple general ledgers 
  4. Perform both routine and ad hoc detailed analytical reviews and reports
  5. Assist campus management, as needed with financial information requests and questions 
  6. Assist in completion of the annual personal property and corporate tax workpaper package
  7. Participate in development of annual operating budgets and reforecasts
  8. Assist in the development, documentation, and implementation of departmental accounting standards.
  9. Maintain strictest confidentiality to ensure that privileged and / or proprietary information is adequately safeguarded against disclosure 
  10. Participate in ongoing professional development activities to remain informed of changing industry trends and government regulations
  11. Prepare documentation for external auditors.
  12. Other duties as assigned

Position Requirements: 

Education: Bachelor’s degree in Accounting, Finance, Business Administration, or related field as required. 

Experience: Five years of progressive accounting experience or auditing experience. 

Special Qualifications: CPA or CPA candidate strongly preferred. Must have a high attention to detail and be process oriented. Ability to manage multiple time sensitive priorities concurrently. Advanced Microsoft Excel skills preferred. Excellent written and verbal skills required.

Physical/Mental Demands & Work Environment: Ability to walk, stand, and sit for long periods of time. Ability to speak concisely and effectively to communicate needs. Ability to operate a personal computer and other office equipment. Normal motor skills and eye-hand coordination. 

Degree of Supervision: Minimal

Galen College of Nursing is a college focused on expanding access to quality nursing education.  Our culture is at the forefront of everything we do.  We offer a unique educational experience called Pure Nursing.  With a focus on nursing education, our knowledgeable and caring faculty and staff take personal interest in helping our students achieve their goals. Galen is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges (SACSCOC) to award Associate, Baccalaureate, and Master's Degrees.  Our baccalaureate degree in nursing program is accredited by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE), and the associate and master’s degree in nursing programs are accredited by the Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing (ACEN). At Galen we change the life of one to care for the lives of many. 

HCA Healthcare has been recognized as one of the World’s Most Ethical Companies® by the Ethisphere Institute more than ten times.  In recent years, HCA Healthcare spent an estimated $3.7 billion in cost for the delivery of charitable care, uninsured discounts, and other uncompensated expenses. 

"Bricks and mortar do not make a hospital. People do."- Dr. Thomas Frist, Sr. HCA Healthcare Co-Founder

Be a part of an organization that invests in you. We are actively reviewing applications for our Senior Accountant opening. Highly qualified candidates will be promptly contacted for interviews. Submit your application and help us raise the bar in nursing education!

We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.


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